Ir Preterite Tense Conjugation [+6 Examples & Quiz]

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In this Spanish grammar lesson you will learn about the ir preterite tense conjugation.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how ir is conjugated in Spanish
  • how ir is used in sentences in Spanish
  • how you can quiz yourself on the ir preterite tense conjugation
  • how to practice with flashcard on the ir preterite tense conjugation
  • how and why you should use the courses of Language Atlas to learn Spanish

By the end of the lesson you will know all about ir (to go)!

Table of Contents

Ir Preterite Tense Conjugation Table

yofui
fuiste
él/ella/ustedfue
nosotros/nosotrasfuimos
vosotros/vosotrasfuisteis
ellos/ellas/ustedesfueron

Ser (to be) and ir (to go) have the same conjugation in the preterite tense.

You can know which is which by looking for the preposition a after the verb.

Ser will never be followed by a, but ir will always be followed by a.

Example Sentences with Ir Preterite Tense Conjugations

This section of the lesson on the ir preterite tense conjugation is about seeing the verb in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on the ir preterite tense conjugation through examples.

Yo fui al gimnasio ayer por la tarde.

I went to the gym yesterday afternoon.

¿Tú fuiste al concierto de Alejandro Sanz?

Did you go to the Alejandro Sanz concert?

Susana fue al supermercado después de trabajar.

Susana went to the supermarket after work.

Nosotras fuimos a esa discoteca el verano pasado.

We went to that club last summer.

¿Vosotros fuisteis a ver a Laura al hospital?

Did you go to see Laura in the hospital?

Todas ellas fueron a la universidad.

All of them went to university.

Quiz Yourself on the Ir Preterite Conjugation

At the end of every lesson you can do a small quiz.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!

Fill in the Blank!Yo al gimnasio ayer por la tarde.

I went to the gym yesterday afternoon.
Fill in the Blank!
Susana al supermercado después de trabajar.

Susana went to the supermarket after work.
Fill in the Blank!
Todas ellas fueron a la universidad.

All of them went to university.

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